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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (86 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andrew Mark Narrator: Dylan Baker Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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An eloquent illumination of the condition, Falling Bodies is an extraordinary debut novel of love and loss, despair and renewal, and the promise -- and limitations -- of the laws of physics.

Jackson's wife and two children are gone -- taken away in the blink of an eye by a terrible car accident. A professor of physics, Jackson can mathematically prove that the universe is governed by specific laws, can explain why planes fly and how matter interacts. But he can't fathom the consequences of loss, or reaffirm his former belief in the unifying force of love. Haunted by memories of happier times -- as well as by a nagging dread following an act of despair -- he heads aimlessly out on the open road, and finds a woman whose pain is almost as great as his. Now Jackson must discover whether she can help him to heal his past, or if he has the courage to even try....

With rare clarity and insight, Andrew Mark tells an unforgettable story that richly articulates the possibilities of life -- and the healing power of love. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[An] eloquent first novel…lyrical and powerful.” 

    Nicholas Sparks

  • “Einsteinian physics and mathematical principles make an intriguing background for a love story.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Mark’s sensitivity to the traumas of loss, whether loved ones are the victims of drunk drivers or terminal disease, makes this an extremely moving tale, and his introspective and hopeful tone deepens the story’s emotional value.” 

    Booklist

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dawn | 11/29/2013

    " Read this book quite some years ago. Don't remember specifics, but I have it marked down as an enjoyable read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ellen | 10/9/2012

    " This book is an easy read - one night if you're really devoted - but I found it capable of evoking powerful emotions of love and loss and examining the good parts of marriage and parenthood. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Linda | 8/21/2012

    " A man and a woman both suffer tragedies, meet and fall in love. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Mary | 8/6/2011

    " I read this in 2002 and have it marked as a very good read. "

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